Access change for the 2019-2020 school year

    One big change for the 2019-2020 school year is that the Access period has been moved to the end of the school day. Some students, teachers and parents have expressed their frustration with the setup. “It just doesn’t make logical sense,” said Deborah Lynch, social studies teacher. “It’s unfair for students who have…

2019 football season gets underway

  Going into the season, the varsity football team was ranked seventh in the state with the first game taking place Aug. 30 against number eight in state Eaglecrest High School. The game ended in a 30-20 loss for HR making it the 2nd straight year with a loss to Eaglecrest to start the season. …

HR to get new AD as Preston Davis retires

   As a chapter at HR comes to an end for Preston Davis, current athletic director, a new chapter opens up for Darren Withey, future athletic director.    Davis started out in the Cherry Creek School District, staying with them for 25 years. He then worked at Littleton School District for 2 years and has…

Ranch lacrosse makes it to Final Four

 Here we go again. #10 HR upset #2 Arapahoe in the quarterfinal lacrosse game to advance into the semi-finals. This will be the second Final Four for Ranch this year. The first was the one point loss to Cherry Creek in the Final Four of the girls basketball tournament, and as if it was destiny,…

Students take on testing week

   During the week of Monday April 8 to Friday April 12th, or testing week, every student from grade levels nine to 11 had the opportunity to take certain standardized tests such as the PSAT, SAT, ASVAB, and CMAS.    Throughout the week, these tests were taken on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday between the times…

Verbsky will soon be hosting Wii competitions

  For four years, Tony Verbsky, math teacher, has been putting together a plan to host after-school Wii game competitions in his classroom for students to relax and have fun, and his plan will come true in the near future, due to the amount of help from many of his students and the teachers around…

Market Day raised $150 for Unified

  Cheap snacks, toys, and everything in between is what Market Day had to offer. This past Thursday, April 4, Market Day occurred during access and you could buy ten Ranch dollars with just one real dollar. The money was raised for Unified teams at Ranch.   Market Day is not only a fundraiser, but…